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Kalibum of Kish was the seventh Sumerian king in the First Dynasty of Kish (after ca. 2900 BC), according to the Sumerian king list.[1]

This name is written "Ga-lí-bu-um ... normalized as Kalibum", and is believed to be derived from the Akkadian for 'hound'.[2]


  1. ^ Thorkild Jacobsen, The Sumerian King List (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939), pp. 78f
  2. ^ Ran Zadok : The Pre-hellenistic-Israelite Anthroponymy and Prosopography. Peeters Publishers, 1988. p. 101
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King of Sumer
after ca. 2900 BC
Succeeded by
Ensi of Kish
after ca. 2900 BC